What are the states of a process?

A process is a program that is in execution. Each process follows various states, which are

  1. New – a process that is just started and is new
  2. Running – a process that is already running
  3. Waiting – a process that is waiting
  4. Ready – a process that is done and ready
  5. Terminated – a process that is finished and/or stopped and deleted.

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